Reduction of Maternal Mortality Ratio and Infant Mortality Rates is the High Priority Area for the Government. Providing referral transport to the pregnant women is one of the interventions for reduction of MMR. In order to ensure provision of drop back service to every pregnant women from hospital till home a dedicated fleet of 279 vehicles are positioned
Scope Of Program
Talli Bidda Express, through dedicate
d vehicles, provides
transportation service (from
hospital to home) to new
mothers who deliver at
Government hospitals. This service is
coordinated by 102 call center which
operates 24X7 . A vehicle is arranged
within 30 minutes of a request. This service provides safe and hygienic transportation and will contribute to
reduction in MMR and IMR
Pregnant women are provided drop back services between 8AM to 6PM. Postnatal women,child and one attendant are transported from Government facility to home.
5,14,147 post natal women have utilized Talli-Bidda Services since the inception of this program.
A fleet of 279 vehicles is used across the state.
Key findings by knowledge partner (PGIMER,Chandigarh)
Time taken to drop: 50 - 95 mins.
Avg. number of Mothers transported/day per vehicle: 3.
Mothers given NTR Baby Kit: 94%.
Feedback on Talli Bidda Express through RTGS
11,000 women have provided feedback
93% women delivered in government hospital utilized the service.
97% satisfied with TalliBidda Express and rate it as good.
98% were safely transported to their homes.
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Health, Medical & Family Welfare Dept.
5th Block,Ground Floor,Room No:157,
Guntur Dt., Andhra Pradesh.